Urban indicators, metropolitan evolution, and public policy

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  • English
Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University , New Brunswick, N.J
Cities and towns -- United States -- Statistics., Social indicators -- United St


United States, United St

Statement[by] James W. Hughes. With an introd. by George Sternlieb.
LC ClassificationsHT123 .H84
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5170396M
LC Control Number74622057

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